A Quick Saturday Update on the First Medieval Guide Book

This Saturday I am sat here feeling a little bit smug and also a little excited. I am smug because I am way ahead in my schedule for my first draft of Crime and Punishment in Medieval England – an Easy Guidebook For Writers and Readers of Historical Fiction and excited … Continue reading

The Devil To Pay Launched!!!

At last!! Finally!! After what seems like a lifetime rewriting, editing and then pre-publishing preparation, the short novel I wrote for my MA in Creative Writing has finally been sent out into the public arena!! As usual it wasn’t without last-minute issues as Amazon KDP wouldn’t accept the carefully formatted … Continue reading

The Joys of Self Publishing (or how to go quietly insane): Part One

There are basically two ways to self-publish (and by self-publish I mean doing most of the dirty work yourself – not just the writing): the easy way and the hard way. The wide-open highway and the narrow, rock-strewn path with the 1000 metre drop on one side. The tourist charter … Continue reading


A big thankyou to everyone who downloaded Not Only the Ink is Black for free – and for those who have left reviews (more please? 🙂  )! I’ve had some fantastic feedback for what is the first book published under my real name (and on my own). I talk about … Continue reading

Not Only the Ink is Black – Inspirations: Part Three

The final insight into the stories behind the stories (and poems). E-natomy of a Relationship Written after coming out of a bad relationship where the other party, I can only assume to get back at me, was badmouthing me, saying he was scared of what I was going to do … Continue reading